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Prison Death Could Mean Neglect

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

A prison is a place where convicted criminals go to serve their time, but when neglect happens behind prison walls the same consequences arise: pain an suffering on behalf of the neglected party, even if they are a convicted criminal. A recent story was released about the death of an inmate in New Philadelphia… Read More »


By Dennis Stout |

When an examining physician finds an injured worker to have received reasonable treatment to help cure an injury, and determines that no further treatment will help improve the condition, the employee is considered stable, as the condition has reached a medical plateau. The employee will then be deemed Permanent & Stationary, or considered to… Read More »

Hospitals Are Hazardous Workplaces

By Sara Morgan |

Typically, when one thinks of a hazardous work environment they may think of construction site or manufacturing plants. But not many would think of a hospital as a dangerous place for its employees. Unfortunately, recent findings show that hospitals are in fact one of the most hazardous places to work. According to an online… Read More »

Surveillance Cameras Capturing Elder Abuse

By Sara Morgan |

Maintaining surveillance cameras in the rooms of elderly residents in long-term care facilities is becoming a more common way to capture the all-too-common abuse that occurs there. According to an article from the New York Times, in a recent case, a nursing home aide was caught stuffing latex gloves into a dementia patient’s mouth… Read More »

It’s a Crazy System

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Currently, in most California Workers’ Compensation cases you are required to treat with a physician within the insurance carriers Medical Provider Network (MPN) – their list of doctor? Then, when a physician, within the defendant insurance carriers MPN, seeks authorization for a specific type of treatment, said request typically is then sent by the… Read More »

Labor Unions and Workers’ Compensation

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

American labor unions have seen a quick decline in membership for years, but a recent report shows that the diminishing membership has halted, for now. The amount of American workers who belong to labor unions stayed the same in 2013, at 11.3% according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to a recent… Read More »


By Richard Irwin |

For years, many individuals in our workforce worked around or in buildings where asbestos or asbestos products were present. This exposure was often associated with the construction industry – such that builders, electricians, plumbers, pipe-fitters, insulation installers were often exposed to asbestos. And, this is just the short list. In certain tragic cases, this… Read More »


By Sara Morgan |

The serious, dire warnings of the television commercials soliciting callers for “transvaginal mesh” litigation are unavoidable. But what is “transvaginal mesh” and what is the litigation about? The phrase “transvaginal mesh”, as it is commonly used, refers specifically to the mesh implant used in surgical procedures, performed through the vagina and commonly used to… Read More »

Workers’ Compensation FAQs

By Richard Irwin |

As a workers’ compensation attorney in Riverside, California, I’m frequently asked the same question by many California employees. For your convenience, I’ve pooled some of the most frequently asked workers’ compensation questions here, with the help of the California Depart of Industrial Relations. Q. What should I do if I have an on-the-job injury?… Read More »


By Richard Irwin |

If you are injured while working for another person or company, do not assume you are an independent contractor – even if the individual or company you are working for tells you that you are not an employee, and only an independent contractor. The distinction can be critical if you want to try to… Read More »

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